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CSPAN
May 5, 2013 6:35pm EDT
very senior person in the obama white house to say good-bye when i was leaving in 2009, and we had a little discussion, and i said to this person, why was it that one of the first things the obama white house did that caused a lot of upset in britain, this, was get the best of winston churchill that was in the bush oval office, and chuck it out, get rid of it? why did he do that, your bestest ally in the whole world, and the guy looked at me, and said, oh, people are mad? we thought it was eisenhower. he said, what other guy looks like -- i thought, you know, he was only half joking, actually, because that is modern america. it is people who have a view of the world that is not the kind of mayflower view of the world, it's not the view of the world you get in kansas city, missouri. it's not the view of the world among the kind of older generation of white americans who regard, you know, britain as being something special, and i spent a lot of my time, particularly in the flyover states based in the united states, you know, pretending to be hugh grant, basically, that english thing,
FOX Business
May 4, 2013 8:00pm EDT
and the crush the keystone pipeline. someone inside the obama white house is issuing threats and intimidating employees of the state departmental that wishes to share critical information. fox news chief washington correspondent james rosen has our report. >> state department pushed back against charges first aired on fox news alleging that benghazi whistleblowers have faced threats and intimidation. >> we do have to look at the issue and de-politicize it. american people deserve answers. i'm determined there will be an accountable and open state department. >> the state department would never tolerate sanction retaliation against whistleblowers on any issue. that is an obligation we take very seriously. >> president obama professed to be aware of loaning snding efforts to question survivors of the benghazi attack in which terrorists killed the u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans. >> i'm not familiar withthis notion that anybody has been blocked from testifying. so with a i'll do is i will find out whatxactly you are referring to. >> on mochb, former justice depart
CBS
Apr 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
were off limits when president obama walked into the white house press room. 100 days into his second term he told reporters he still has a political clout to get things done in washington. he seemed cautiously hopeful about a potentially fiscal plan. but he emphasized it's the lawmakers to make one. >> that's their job, their elected, members of congress are elected in order to do what's right for their constituents. >>> you have heard it before when you buy a gift card make sure it hasn't been tampered with and keep that activation receipt. on the consumer watch, julie watts tells us that is no longer enough. crooks have figured out a new scam that can leave you with a worthless gift card. >> there's a big deck of cards there and we just pulled one off the shelf and went to the cashier and paid for. >> reporter: martin did exactly what he is supposed to do when buying a gift card. make sure the silver box on the back has not been tampered with. >> that's when i realized the numbers were missing. >> reporter: the numbers that are supposed to be underneath the security panel we
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2013 10:00am PDT
, president obama. >> two of those letters never got to their destination. the one to the white house and the one to the senate never got there. but the one to the justice of the peace in mississippi did go there. and james dutchky, authorities have not unsealed the details of the case. but what we were told is that while, it's all about the searches here. that initially they thought that the first suspect, curtis, was in fact the letter-writer because the letters that accompanied the ricin in these three letters to the three public officials, had phrases very similar to ones he had used and members of congress in his online posting. now the theory is that the suspect they've arrested now was merely copying what was publicly available from cust is. they also say that a search of dutschke's house did turn up signs of ricin so now they're focusing air tension on him. >> even though there's strange quirks, he was aapparently also an impersonator? fill in that gap. >> a senior law enforcement -- we knew that curtis that had been arrested in the first time around, was an elvis impersonator wha
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
you fighting every step of the way. of course, the obama white house and democrats broadly, have almost always supported the pro choice side of women's reproductive health argument. almost always. since 2010, republicans, particularly in the states but also in congress have made anti-abortion legislating one of their party's top priorities in governing. in response, democrats have a decision to make. democrats the last couple of years had to decide what they were going to do. would they say with the kind of silent partner they had been for a long time or step up and let their position be known more loudly? they have stepped up more loudly. more publicly, in a way they haven't been comfortable doing in a long time. and today president obama put a new capstone on that when he became the first ever sitting u.s. president to address the organization of planned parenthood. joining us is president of planned parenthood federation of america and the planned parenthood action fund. thank you for being here. how important is it to have the sitting president address planned parenthood and
MSNBC
Apr 26, 2013 6:00pm PDT
at a white house controversy dinner but it'll make the best jokes anyway. while president obama was there at podium that night, dissecting this creepy billionaire with a conspiracy theory about his birth certificate, while he was doing that, we later learned he was also in the middle of overseeing the operation, super risky high stakes operation that sent navy s.e.a.l.sinto pakistan to secretly kill osama bin laden. they thought it would raise suspicions that something was up if president obama skipped the dinner that year. so they had him show up, tell jokes as usual, and no one was none the wiser. puts a different spin on how the president handles the responsibility of getting the timing right on the implied hair do donald trump related giry busse joke. in one instance there was a presidential joke at one of the fancy washington dinners that did not just look different with the passage of time, it became kind of a permanent artifact in a bad way. a permanent bit of evidence of something that was very wrong with that whole presidency. >> those weapons of mass destruction, got to be
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
obama white house the what for? this week, the justice department announced an appeal of his ruling, claiming that the judge did not have the judicial authority to order the fda to take a specific action. even though the obama administration itself overruled the fda just last year. for their part, justice department officials maintain the white house was not involved in this decision. joining us now is nancy northrop, president of the center for reproductive rights. we had to rewrite that script several times because it was so confusing about what was happening. in the end it seals like the white house is playing politics on this. >> well that's right. for eight years the senate for reproductive rights has been suing the fda to have emergency contraception over the counter for all women. we won a tremendous decision less than a month ago and in that decision, judge kormen said, the obama administration and the bush administration had played politics with this issue and here we are, less than a month later, we've got this new ruling on 15-year-olds and still the fda isn't doing what
FOX Business
Apr 30, 2013 7:00pm EDT
the accusations that someone inside the obama white house is threatening employees of the state department and cia who want to gives -- a share critical information about the benghazi terrorist attacks with congress. fox news chief osman correspondent james rose and has our report. >> the state department pushed back against charges monday alleging that whistle-blower suit were preparing to cooperate with congressional investigators have faced threats and intimidation from their superiors. >> we have to follow this issue and the politicize it. the american people deserve answers. i am determined that this will be in accountable. >> the state department would never tolerate or sanction retaliation against civilians on any issue, including this one. that is an obligation we take very seriously. >> reporter: president obama profess to be unaware by longstanding efforts to question survivors from the benghazi attacks of september 11th in which terrorists killed a u.s. ambassador to libya and three other americans. >> and not familiar with this notion that anybody has been blocked fr
MSNBC
May 1, 2013 2:30am PDT
, told reporter, i think he can learn a lot from me. >>> coming up, president obama takes the white house podium to weigh in on syria to gun perform. but will it help gain momentum for the white house agenda. around here, we'll huddle around the watercooler, to add to the long list of weatherman bloopers. we'll show you the clip next. i did? when visa signature asked everybody what upgraded experiences really mattered... you suggested luxury car service instead of "strength training with patrick willis." come on todd! flap them chicken wings. [ grunts ] well, i travel a lot and umm... [ male announcer ] at visa signature, every upgraded experience comes from listening to our cardholders. visa signature. your idea of what a card should be. visa signature. i've always had to keep my eye on her... but, i didn't always watch out for myself. with so much noise about health care... i tuned it all out. with unitedhealthcare, i get information that matters... my individual health profile. not random statistics. they even reward me for addressing my health risks. so i'm doing fine... but she
MSNBC
May 1, 2013 12:00pm PDT
qaeda is in full collapse. what that is in some ways is that the reaffirmation, of what in the obama white house was called the light footprint strategy, a strategy moving i way from a focus on these big attritional wars where we send a hundred thousand troops to a country, rewire the nation and after six or seven years discover we haven't done very little other than build recentments there. and more towards the use of america's technological advantage or physical advantage against a smaller group. so there are drone strikes in afghanistan, and in the long run, harmful or helpful. there are cyber strikes of the kind that the book revealed that the united states conducted against iran. and then there's the use of special forces. ultimate light footprint. remember they were in and out of pakistan before the pakistani military even had a chance to respond. >> david in the book you have the chapter, the dark side of the light footprint. you talk about standard that this administration struggled to fashion or new operations including targeted killing. they settled on the notion that a cou
ABC
Apr 28, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >>> comedian in chief. president obama takes the mike at the annual white house correspondents' dinner. >> when i look in the mirror i'm not the strapping young muslim associa socialist i used to be. >> he took on his favorite targets, including himself. >>> boy wonder, the meet 5-year-old mensa member who was already reading when he was pottery training. what it's like for his parents to have a little genius around the house. >>> and good morning, america. much of washington will be sleeping in this morning following the white house correspondents' dinner. president obama got plenty of laughs. but some of his best jokes were aimed at himself. when he suggested becoming more appealing when adopting michelle obama's hair style. >> we borrowed one of michelle's tricks. [ laughter ] >> i was going to say, no bangs. i'm not going for that look. >> we'll have more on last night's big event later on in the show. >>> the twist in that ricin case. a martial arts instructor under arrest for trying to send a letter to president obama. is this a framed job stemming to a personal feud? >>>
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 8:00am PDT
the situation gets worse, and this is the jam the obama white house is in. >> the other big story that's been certainly talked about from the huffington post is the bangladesh tragedy. the garment facility that crumbled because of the way that it was made and the poor care going into it and then this makes us all think and take a double look at what we're wearing, where we're getting things and how it's coming in to the u.s. explain to all of us the bigger -- the connective tissue, that is, that we should be concerned about as americans when we look at that tragedy and realize that 500 people perished just going to work. >> right. you know, every time something like this happens, this is the worst one that's happened in a very, very long time, but every time there's a fire or a building collapse, the western world and the western brands kind of unite around the idea that okay, we're going to start inspecting these factories in bangladesh better. we're going to make sure that they have better standards. and they put all of the blame on bangladesh, as if they kind of had no idea tha
FOX News
May 3, 2013 1:00pm PDT
make a lot of money. >> neil: let me quickly tell you. the obama white house, is going to say the market settled under a stewardship, must be all our stimulus and spending. you say what? >> the disparity between the rich and poor is going to keep growing. that's the underlie political story. i'm going to a lot of money and you are but the factory worker is not. >> neil: people he calls, if they don't return the call, there's hell to pay. mike wallace, he is italian. >> anybody remember this? >> these cuts are not smart, they're not fair, they will hurt our economy. >> the sequester is harmful. >> they'll add hundreds of thousands of americans to he up employment role. >> workers up employment benefits are reduced and cut back. >> the unemployment rate might tick up again. >> i love it. i'm the only one who gets it. we're still waiting because by the government's numbers, that sequestration, i'm still waiting. the latest employment data, put ting putting putting the kabash on the sequestration, and little more than to rounding errors. now, it took -- in march when we didn't see the
FOX Business
Apr 27, 2013 4:00am EDT
? you can't catch us live, have a great evening. lou: good evening confusing messages from the white house, president obama walks back from his red line decree on syrian use of chemical weapons. this aftee u.s. intelligence sources yesterday reported that on at least two occasions, assad regime had used seron gas on its population, the president instead laying out another red line for the assad regime, that is already slaughtered tens of thousands of its civilians. >> horrific as it is, when mortars are fired on civilians to use potential once one crosses another line. with respect to international norms and law. and that is going to be a game changer. lou: president obama has been repeating since as far back of august o last year, that assad's use of chemical weapons on his own people would cross a so-called red line, that would result in u.s. involvement in now 2 year long syrian civil iar. president today however called for more investigation into the intelligence communities assessment of the use of chemical weapons, and president incredibly said that syria had crossed a differen
PBS
May 5, 2013 12:30pm PDT
one minority they could start with. [laughter] hello? a trial run.s >> president obama at the white house correspondents' dinner. sarah palin said it was pathetic. too much hollywood glitz, not enough exciting political figures like max baucus or chuck grassley. [laughter] think, to a certain extent, the criticism of the dinner has become as annoying as the dinner itself. it is one night a yea this is not a town that is saturated in glamour, shall we say. i can live with it. >> sarah palin call did a nerd prom. >> i guess maybe it is, but there sure are a lot of people at it. i decided to go because i had not been there for years. it was a mob scene. if he did not station yourself at the entrance to see the glamorous people, you did not see the glamorous people. >> how about the president's performance? >> i thought the president did well. >> he did better than well. >> i'm sorry, i guess he did better than well. i will return to my own observations now. i did that realized. i thought he did well. i will leave the opinion to the other experts. ownou are entitled to your opinion. >>
Comedy Central
Apr 29, 2013 6:55pm PDT
explosions at the white house and injuries to president obama. >> that immediately sent wall street off into a tailspin for a dramatic few minutes. >> to have that kind of impact from a 140 character tweet, that is actually quite significant. >> stephen: now, it turned out to be false information. still it was the most earth-shattering tweet since the twit-pic of dan kissing ali when he's still dating jessica. i mean hash tag man slut. it turns out the a.p.'s twitter feed was hacked by a group calling itself the syrian electronic army. i saw them at bonnaroo in 2006. they're amazing. anyway, it fooled wall street but you've got to understand, these traders on wall street are only human. except this one time. >> human beings weren't making these trades. these were computers. algorithms designed to scan the headlines and find negative or positive words and then help companies profit on the results. >> they're looking for key words like explosion, white house, president, obama. they read those words in that fake a.p. tweet and immediately triggered massive selling of stock. no human beings invo
LINKTV
May 5, 2013 5:30am PDT
, white ring newspaper was comparing what they call the dithering of the obama regime with the white house -- the lighthouse of consistency in its dealings and action against syria. there is no doubt people on the ground have been comforting by remarks from president obama saying there are justifiably concerned but the transport of from syria and lebanon under hezbollah control. now, thether news armed group of shebat says they have detonated a bomb in the somali capital of mogadishu -- al shabaab. in the commercial landed administrative districts in the city and we have the latest from mogadishu. themspokesperson from have been with us saying that they confirmed they were responsible for the attack here and now another just north of the city. the attack at the roundabout was done using a car packed by the roadside packed with explosion and promote the detonated as the interior minister's vehicle drove past but he was not in the vehicle but it was carrying a group of individuals from a catarrh. qatar. the blast comes at a very debacle time for the government. they had locked down mos
CNN
May 2, 2013 1:00pm PDT
spokesman for the white house, president obama's white house tommy vetor and former adviser to mitt romney's presidential campaign kevin madden. kevin, not surprising, i'm going to start with you. >> really? >> even though 80%, 90% of the country supports this legislation and it was up for a vote, toomey is suggesting although i understand he has back tracked a little since that statement, suggesting it really just came down to republicans didn't want to give obama a victory. >> look. the kind of politics you see in washington, d.c. is absurd. as sure as dogs will bark in a tunnel politicians in washington, d.c. are going to play politics. this did come down to policy in the minds of many opposed to the bill. some folks said that we're proponents, believed it was good policy and those opposed believed it was bad policy. at the heart of a lot of opposition on an issue that is so important like the second amendment to many people is the belief we don't need another set, another level of federal gun laws. that was the opposition, at the heart of the opposition and those folks have vote
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 2:00am PDT
by president obama at this weekend's white house correspondents' dinner >>> some folks still don't think i spend enough time with congress. why don't you get a drink with mitch mcconnell, they ask. really? why don't you get a drink with mitch mcconnell. >>> the kentucky republican's campaign tweeted this picture of a senator at a bar with a beer sitting next to an empty stool with with a glass of red wine. no word if the president plans to take him up on that drink. that's your morning's dish of scrambled politics >>> parts of eastern iowa are dealing with severe weather, hail ranging from pea size to two inches fell in waterloo causing millions of dollars of damage to cars. that hail left covering that in some places looked more like snow. speaking of snow, this is bill karins with the weather. >>> you know what's coming. >> it is almost may. give me a break. >> it was so nice in some areas of the country. it wasn't very nice from d.c. to southern new england. we are looking at a warm end of april in the middle of the country and then it is going to come to a screeching halt. it w
CBS
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
topics, beginning with the boston bombing investigation. >> president obama faced the white house press corps tuesday and a deluge of questions on national security. with the tax on the boston marathon still so raw, he addressed criticism that the u.s. did not do enough to prevent the bombings. >> it's not as if the fbi did nothing. they not only investigated the older brother, they interviewed the older brother. they concluded that there were no signs that he was engaging in extremist activity. >> questions touched on security threats overseas and evidence the chemical weapons may have been used. president obama says he needs information before he can make a decision on military action. >> the use of chemical weapons would be a game changer. not only for the united states, but for the international community. >> the president maintains guantanamo bay is not necessary and should be closed. >> it is expensive. it is inefficient. it hurts us in terms of our international standing. >> the president seemed cautiously hopeful about a potential compromise on fiscal legislation. >> things that
FOX Business
Apr 28, 2013 11:00pm EDT
gone from bad to worse. lou: you mention political warfare in obama administration between white house and secretary of state hillary clinton. how can such tensions and disruptive petty bureaucrat icon flick be allowed to persist? >> well, it should not. i think in varieties of cases from afghanistan to middle east, it impacted our policymaking because state department, which stands for engagement and diplomacy, and played an important role in conflicts bike balkanlike the balkans has not d its voice in this administration, secretary clinton of probably more influ18 shall than any then. there is a. i don't think that is being for the best. >> vali i look forward to your earlier return to the broadcast. congratulation on your new book. let's hope it remains indispensable. thank you very much. >> thank you. lou: go to loudobbs.com. you can get links directly to the purchase of the book, have a gr >> announcer: the following is a paid presentation for hip hop abs brought to you by beachbody. pay close attention! don't miss your chance to save 75% off hip hop abs. if you're looking t
FOX News
Apr 30, 2013 2:00am EDT
sandy leveled the shot at the white house. governor christie was talking about president obama's response to the most devastating hurricane since tau treen gnaw. since katrina. >> the president has kept every proposition he made. that's what i was saying at the time. what i was saying was i was asked how is the president doing. i said he is doing a good job. he kept his word. since that time i have to say everything they ms proked they would do -- they promised they would do they have done. >> that continued overt support for the president has many conservatives scratching our heads saying i like the governor, but why does he continue to drool over the president for just doing his job? kimberly, governor christie, christie has an election coming up this year, next year, i believe. is this about that or is there a bigger picture? >> didn't you hear the jokes at the white house oh the big joke that christie was at a republican table and everyone started laughing? and you seem to always be such a big fan. now the tables have turned. >> i will get to that. >> you are confusing the he
CBS
Apr 29, 2013 4:00am PDT
. >>> and d.c. comics. president obama casts a vote for comedy at this weekend's white house correspondents' dinner. >> take the sequester. republicans fell in love with this thing, and now they can't stop talking about how much they hate it. it's like we're trapped in a taylor swift album. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, april 29th, 2013. >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm vinita nair. we begin this morning into the investigation of the boston marathon bombings. investigators are still trying to determine if the suspects acted alone. the chairman of the house intelligence committee, chairman mike rogers, says persons of interest are being sought, meanwhile the mother is coming under close scrutiny. during a wiretapped phone conversation with her older son, she's heard discussing jihad. ines ferre reports. >> reporter: lawmakers are questioning whether the boston bombing suspects may have had training from terrorists. the chairman of the homeland security system says the tsarnaev brothers used weapons similar to pakistan, a
FOX News
May 1, 2013 10:00pm PDT
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FOX News
Apr 29, 2013 4:00pm PDT
their doors at night or at least it used to be. the white house now says president obama spoke with his russian counterpart vladimir putin today about coordinating their efforts to fight terrorism. the leaders also apparently discussed the concerns about syria and the chemical weapons there. just last week we learned that u.s. intelligence indicates the syrians may have used nerve gas against their people. that's president obama has line.in the past would the white house says right now there is not enough evidence. >> there is much more to be done to verify conclusively that the red line that the president has talked about has been crossed. >> shepard: still, the pentagon does have options in case the president decides it's time to take action. jennifer griffin with the news live at the pentagon tonight. explain the possible plans for using force, jen. >> well, both the white house and the pentagon, shep, appear to be buying time. >> we are continuing to assess what happened. i think we should wait to get the facts. before we make any judgments on what action, if any, should be take
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 5:30am EDT
summer. a white house official says president obama has reached out to express his support. joining us on the phone, the founder of edge of sports, dave zion. founder of "game over." before we get your general input, i want to read this tweet from you. a lot of people are calling this a jackie robinson moment for gay athletes. you had a little bit of a different take tweeting, huge difference between jackie robinson and jason collins robinson comes in advance of civil rights. collins, more of a reflection of struggle. i guess, my point is, are we as a collective making too big of a deal of him as a symbol? >> let me be very clear. absolutely not. i was just responding to a question like compare and contrast. jackie robinson appearing in 1947 in major league baseball eight years before the montgomery busboy cotts and the start of the civil rights movement. this is different. jason collins appearing in 2014, appearing loud and proud as an active gay athlete. 2013. sorry. it is a little early. coming out in 2013 really on a wave of what's been some mammouth changes over the last several y
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 9:00am PDT
about the law being changed, my reaction was i want to do something about it. what can i do. the white house, the obama administration has set up this incredible website called "we the people." people complain that is slacktivism. they set a hard limit. futures a certain number of signatures, under the circumstances a response from the white house, which is kind of aweawesome. it's an open democracy forum. >> is there a point or tip you would give people, i have a cause i believe in and i'm going to petition the white house. is there something, online petitions for dummies, give me clues as to what to put in there? >> depends what you're trying to do. in my case, we got the white house to support. it's really congressional change and congressional action we need. it depends who you're petitioning. >> when you started, what was your best outlook for an outcome, what did you expect? >> two weeks before they raised the limit to 100,000 signatures from 25,000, there's no chance i'll make it. >> they raised it because people were being so successful with 25,000. the white house is saying we
CNN
Apr 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
explosions at the white house and barack obama injured. that tweet, a fake tweet, was up for just a few minutes before the account was suspended. the market responded in an instant. look at the drop. the dow fell about 145 points or 1%. even though the market bounced right back, it was a scary drop for investors. experts say over the past few months we have seen the number of cyber attacks sky rocket, and the biggest threat, the biggest target, our banks. according to a new verizon report, about 37% of information breaches were aimed at financial organizations. i want to bring in allen pauler, the director of research at the sans institute. we just saw two monday shut down boston for days. that's the visible face of terrorism. the invisible, the countless hits from hackers all over the world every day. how real is this threat of cyberterrorism? >> it is very real. in saudi arabia, cyberterrorists took out 30,000 computers. just destroyed them. it is physical damage being done but the real worry right now is financial loss. because our money used to be in vaults. now it is in a compu
PBS
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >> woodruff: again, the major developments of the day. president obama used a white house news conference to press congress for action on budget cuts, immigration and closing the prison at guantanamo. the president also said it's still unclear who was responsible for chemical weapons being used in syria. but he indicated he's considering military options in response. and three nato troops were killed in a bombing in afghanistan. >> ifill: online, we have a little unconventional advice for you on how to get and keep the right job. hari sreenivasan has more. >> sreenivasan: headhunter nick corcodilos answered your job search questions in a hour-long live chat today. read his suggestions on how to get more out of networking and "moving up" in your own company. that's on our making sense page. it's not a bird or a plane; it's space debris. on lunch in the lab, a look at how space trash can menace satellites, spacecraft, and even earthlings. on art beat, comedians hit the social media stage for a week of one-liners and live-tweeting in the first ever comedyfest. and tonight on "fron
FOX News
Apr 29, 2013 5:00pm EDT
think obama should explain. it. >> do you think the white house should issue a statement saying they won't accept any exemptions from capitol hill aids or federal workers from obamacare? >> wouldn't that be amazing? we would give them credit for. it bob, and say that was the right thing to do? show some leadership. practice what you preach. >> they exempted a lot of unions and a lot of state governors asked for exemption. >> they are wrong too. the point is, practice what you preach. if it is no good for the aids it is no good for the country. >> they are not getting exemptions, but the unions and the various groups that are democrats who voted obama in -- >> what i said was there was not a lot of evidence yet, but there are a flood of these businesses getting out of the business bi-looring the number -- by lowering the number of people they employ. i think he does need to explain it and the sooner the better. >> it also reveals a hiewnl lie about obamacare. weren't you supposed to be able to keep your coverage? >> if you want to keep it. >> on the hill the other thing they said
FOX News
Apr 29, 2013 2:00pm PDT
president obama as he took the mic at the white house correspondent association dinner. he cracked a few jokes himself. the press and the gop, take a look. >> as i look in the mirror and i have to admit that i am not the strapping young muslim socialist i used to be. i know republicans are still sorting out what happened in 2012, but one thing they all agree on is they need to do a better job reaching out to minorities. and look, call me self-centered, but i can think of one minority they can start with. hello? >> well, there you go. two of the people at this table went to the correspondent dinner. what did you think? >> had a blast. it is interesting being with fox and then being there. president obama has amazing comedic timing. the guy can deliver a speech. he was better than conan o'brian. >> it is a case that the presidents are funnier. >> what was the high point of the night? >> there are a lot. the president was funny and had great writers this year and appreciated it. we had a lot of back and forthwith the cnn table. and by the way they called fox -- conan o'brian called fox the
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 2:30am PDT
visited the white house and melt president obama who gave him a football marked with the presidential seal and his autograph and family was there as well. great story. coming up at the top of the hour, "morning joe." new polling shows a handful of senators taking a pretty big hit in the poll following their votes against expanded background checks and when we come back here, lewis and the water cooler. sarah palin had some tough words about the white house correspondents' dinner. she had a somewhat different take about an event a few years ago while talking to lewis on the red carpet. we will [ thinking ] i wonder what other questionable choices i've made? [ club scene music ] [ sigh of relief ] [ male announcer ] choose taste. choose prego. i'm here in your home, having a pretty spectacular tuesday. ♪ but i don't notice the loose rug at the top of your stairs. and that's about to become an issue for me. ♪ and if you got the wrong home insurance coverage, my medical bills could get expensive. so get allstate. [ dennis ] good hands. good home. make sure you have the right home prot
CNN
Apr 27, 2013 10:00am PDT
at the annual white house correspondents' dinner the pressure is on president obama. here are some memorable moments from past correspondents' dinners. >> members of the white house, correspondents association, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen -- >> here i am. here i am at another one of these dang press dinners. >> i'm absolutely delighted to be here. as is laura. >> she's hot. [ laughter ] >> for the men and women in. the armed services. that's a great thing. [ applause ] over there fighting. that's just one job i couldn't do. i mean, if they recruited me, of course, i'd go. but i don't want to be in the military. if i did, it's one job i could do would be the guy that greets the president when he gets off the helicopter. that's it. i mean you get some tv time. mr. president, that's it it for me. i'm going to have some lunch. >> it's funny to me that they have never caught you smoking but they somehow always catch you with your shirt off. i know you're into this transparency thing, but i don't need to see your nipples. [ laughter ] is there a beach at camp david? there
FOX News
May 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
obama understands. and it's gulf. the white house and the media are just asking for a mulligan. that's all it is. benghazi was a bad slice in the rough. and damn fnc and cheryl ache kin son for keeping score on the golf course. as for john kerry he has more faces than a paver dice. he talked about this idea, the story is clouded by myths. the big e. myth of all was pushing the video which was pushed by the government which was based on the instinct that it's the united states. i am still surprised that they haven't arrested tim danson for the boston bombings since he played sam malone in cheers. kerry is telling to you stop asking questions. he was the guy that was all about speaking truth to power. wasn't he an antiwar activist and now because is he in power, never mind. then you have got debbie wasserman schultz who says seeking answers is unamerican. so she is right. we are in a modern -- in this modern american era. we know longer vow. we bow. as a new humble america we accept our humiliations. our power should make us cower, we deserve it. >> kimberly: go to the man clean
CBS
May 4, 2013 5:00am PDT
is known for playing kumar and for a role in "house." he also worked in the obama white house and now he is hosting "the big brain theory" on the discovery channel. back in the '80s the best minds in this country were called upon to create a missile defense system. untold millions were spent on a system nicknamed star wars. but it never quite worked. at the time scientists compared to shooting a bullet with a bullet, an insanely difficult task. and that insanely difficult task is your next challenge. >> no way. >> your challenge is to build a device that can be remotely controlled from inside your bufrpger to hit that missile in the air. >> feeling like she did, no way! good morning. >> good morning. >> thanks for having me. >> it s it's exciting. it is dorky tv. >> so what exactly is the premise? >> the premise is basically top chef for engineers. and so we have ten young american engineers and a set of cooking they have to come up with solutions to crazy engineering challenge that's have real world applications. >> and the contestants are from all walks of life serious engineers and
FOX News
Apr 28, 2013 1:00am PDT
government. if you deliberately sabotage your own operations we'll get into your demands. white house political strategy backfired it would have been better to privatize air traffic control. >> paul, we have a disappointing economic report. what is new era of obama economics. 2% growth. i would like to give a hit to american businesses to do pretty well in a tough environment with a lot of bad policies. president obama started out the quarter with a tax increase, ended up spending the rest of it and warning people about the sequester and the end of the world. all things considered. credit to american businesses for hanging in there. >> paul: and it's going to keep going or are we going to see another slowdown? >> it looks like a lot of years we've had recently. it starts out promising and then not betting on the rest of the year. >> paul: if you have your own hit or miss, please send it to us and be sure and follow us on twitter at jer@fnc. i'm paul gigot. hope to see you here next week. >> jon: another busy week in the news business. the investigation on the boston bombings in full s
FOX
Apr 30, 2013 4:30am PDT
. rethink possible. . >>> time now this morning, president barack obama is scheduled to make a significant employment for veterans and military spouses at the white house. this is followed by michelle obama aimed at helping members of the military get credentials before they leave the service. the first lady will make the announcement this morning along with his president and his first wife. >>> and an application the first draft was are criticized of being too complicated, they were required to give them incomes to see what they qualified for their incomes. they will start signing people for coverage that begins january 1st. >> an nba player is coming out and saying he is gay. jason collins is the first athlete to come out and say he is gay and he said the boston bombings prompted him to come out publicly and he is going to march in the boston gay pride parade. >> he is definitely making people comfortable in their skin. >> reporter: is he a 12 year veteran and he played for the boston celtics and now he is going with the washington wizards. >>> and the upcoming beta breaker's
FOX News
May 5, 2013 12:30pm PDT
. golly. >> jon: president obama, a rare appearance there in the white house briefing room taking some tough questions from the press corps. jim, it was all kicked off by fox news chief white house correspondent ed henry who asked the president about his red line on libya how did the president do. >> i think the president had a very tough week. is he looking feckless on the syria, whatever you think of the syrian intervention -- and by the way i might add, anybody that thinks that the fbi and homeland security did fine on boston ought to -- be judged -- do you really want him managing your syria liberation operation. when you see dana milbank calling him a by stand in the past not lame duck but lame. most of the mainstream media agreed. remember, he has been reelected it's okay now to judge him a little more candidly. >> jon: along those lines on friday we learned that the associated press is saying that the department of homeland security is now saying that if you are going to have a student visa in the united states, you actually ought to be a student. that's one of the things t
CNN
May 5, 2013 3:00pm PDT
week. >> i'm athena jones at the white house. president obama meets with the south korean president at the white house on monday and travels to austin, texas, thursday for economic events. the president and vice president will honor police organizations top cops award winners at the white house on saturday. >>> i'm paul steinhauser. tuesday's election day in a race to fill a vacant seat in south carolina that's captured national attention. the contest pits mark sanford whose career was sidetracked following an affair against democrat elizabeth colbert bush, sister of stephen colbert. on friday gop contender rand paul in the voting state of iowa. >>> i'm poppy harlow in new york. following friday's job report, wall street will continue to focus on the latest employment figures this week. unemployment has now fallen to 7.5%. it's still high, but it's a slight improvement. also on the docket this week, earnings from walt disney. we'll also near from sony. and markets in london and tokyo are closed on monday. we'll track all the latest business news all week on cnn money. >>> i'm a.j. hamm
MSNBC
May 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
one has done more to expose the sexual hypocrisy values of america. >>> and president obama's speech at the white house correspondent dinner was a big hit at home. but a bigger hit in china. the president's speech has amassed some 25 million views where it's complete with chinese subtitles. that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> the calendar says it's may. but parts of the midwest are dealing with winter-like weather. bill karins is here with more. what gives? >> i have to think what is below pond scum. the goldfish, where you had to clean the glass in the fish tank. >> i'm going to get myself in trouble. >> this snow, that's a bad word in its own right. 28 degrees right now in cheyenne, wyoming, and snowing. denver was 39 last hour. and now, down to 36. and you're heading in the wrong direction. and the snow will break out in denver, as we go throughout the morning hours. again, we're only expecting somewhere -- only. only about three to six inches in denver. that's going to be enough to cause some headaches. any higher elevations or the elevated surfaces like bridges a
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 4:00am PDT
: now president obama personally called jason collins to express his support. a white house aide said mr. obama was impressed by his courage. first lady michelle obama tweeted "we've got your back." john and diana? >> all right, deavin, what's net for collins? does he intend to keep playing? >> reporter: he plays for the washington wizards, now a free agent. it's still unclear whether a team will pick him up for next season, but collins says he's ready to play and that all this attention will motivate him to work harder. john and diana. >> all right, devin dwyer in washington, thank you. >>> there is, of course, much more to the story. that exclusive interview with jason collins coming up on "good morning america." >>> all right, now to the latest in the boston bombing. investigators have discovered female dna on one of the bombs used in the attack. >> sources say it's still unclear whether it is from a victim of the attack, someone who handled components of the bomb before it was put together or someone who helped build that bomb. the fbi wants to take dna evidence from the widow of
CBS
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm EDT
topics. danielle nottingham reports for wjz from the white house. >> reporter: president obama suggested he'll consider military action against syria, if the international community confirms president bashar assad used chemical weapons his own people. >> the proliferation is such that we don't want that genie out of that box. >> reporter: the president prodding lawmakers to find a compromise that will replace the automatic budget cuts. >> the only way we're going to lift it is if we do a bigger deal that meets the test of lowering our deficit and growing our economy. >> reporter: the president sounded more optimistic about immigration reform. saying that he is confident that a bipartisan bill in the senate that beats up border security and provides a pathway to citizenship, will make it to his desk. >> president obama praised investigators working on the boston bombing case. asked whether americans should worry about big public events, he said everyone can take a cue from boston. >> that we're not going to stop living our lives because warped, twisted individuals try to intimid
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 2:35am EDT
cross section of america including the white house. >> president obama reached out by phone and the first lady tweeted, so proud of you jason collins. this is a huge step for our country. we've got your back. >> collins' tweet, i knew i was choosing the road less traveled but not talking it alone. we go to radio host, jason page. thank you for joining us. >> absolutely. >> a landmark decision. on one hand also surprising it took this long. what it your reaction, give perspective on this? >> i don't know if it is surprising it took so long as much as the guy that decided to break the barrier. all of us were predicting it needed to be a star player. needed to be a guy relatively young. but a guy that had cache, to survive the potential backlash. it is instead the exact opposite what you expected. a fringe player. may play seven to ten minutes a night. a free agent. i mean you couldn't have drawn it up differently than i think a lot of the people i had been talking to behind the scenes were predicting this would play out. jason collins is the last guy you would have expected. throw ano
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2013 6:30pm EDT
the white house correspondents dinner. the president promises obama. we thank her for being here. after last year's dinner, tom brokaw had some blunt words about this dinner. he said some but will he -- he said symbolically that this is a those from separates the people they are supposed to serve. thefocus should be on what hilton is serving tonight, but who we are serving tomorrow. we should be serving the public and the next generation of journalists. and that is something i have thought a lot about since becoming president. few people know what it's like to have this much power for just about a year. other than conan. [laughter] but we didn't just talk about change. came inking our name handy. our dinner has to be about scholarships, not swag. next year, it will be the hundredth year of the correspondence association. there is a lot of history. if you have any mementos out there, some photos of previous dinners, i want you to contact steve coleman, our wonderful vice president. [applause] you can go to our website. there is a place to submit some of those memories. but remembe
FOX
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
memorial fund which has been set up for her family on web links. >>> the white house just announced president barack obama will hold a news conference at 6:15 this morning. we are not sure if he will make a special announcement. we will have life coverage and also new this morning, palestinians say the man was a police officer killed while riding a motorcycle. however israeli television said they targeted an islamic militant who was involved in a reason attack on southern israel. today was the first attack carried out by israel since a cease-fire in november. >>> they reported a powerful explosion in central damascus killed 13 people an injured 70 more. coming up at 6:15 how the obama administration is responsing for the u.s. to get more actively involved in that conflict in syria. >>> we have new details in 911 tapes on the final hours of the hunt for christopher doerner back in february. >> we have an officer down, officer down... >> police officers radioed for help after two officers were shot after a tense standoff. he was inside a cabin shot and killed himself ending a rampage
FOX
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
and helping out in other ways. >>> according a white house official, president obama will nominate anthony fox as his new transportation secretary. if confirmed, he would replaceout going secretary ray lahood. fox is the first african- american mommyny among -- nominee among the new cabinet members for president obama's second term. >>> george lucas is one of three finalists to create a cultural hub in san francisco's presidio. they received 16 proposals at the space for the former building at crissy field. george lucas wants to use that site to build an art museum from his personal collection. two other ideas, an institute and a hub for exhibits and performances. those finalists will be asked to submit a final proposal this fall. >>> nippon airways completely, safely, a two-hour flight after being fitted with a new result yum battery design. some insiders say that could have passengers from san jose and japan again before the end of next month. >>> police in los angeles are dealing with a rather unusual suspect. this is video of the man police thought they were looking for but it
FOX News
Apr 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
, tumbler. on "meet the press", white house correspondent chuck todd says president obama really hates the impact of social media on politics. listen. >> he hates it, okay? he hates this part of the media. he really thinks sort of the buzz -- fication, this is not just about buzz feed or "politico", he says the coverage of political media hurts political discourse and he hates it and i think he made that clear last night. jon: we've as semibelled our "news watch" panel. jim pinkerton, writer for "american conservative" magazine. alan colmes, host of "alan colmes radio show" and author of, thank the liberals for saving america. jim, did it sound funny to you to have president obama complaining about social media in a joke fest. >> or sounds strange for chuck todd to take the president's side and the president is above all the frivolity of the white house correspondents dinner and serious man who sit around and thinks deep thoughts. seems strange give the fact he won two presidential campaigns on social media. they're very proud of it when it mattered or for the elections. now that the e
ABC
May 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
showing off his chops at the white house correspondents' dinner, president obama is back to serious business. in a wide-ranging news conference, the president said until there is, quote, hard, effective evidence that syria used chemical weapons against its citizens, he will not consider military action. the president also addressed guantanamo bay vowing to renew his push to close the detention facility. he also expressed concern about the dozens of terror suspects held there who are engaged in a hunger strike. >>> investigators in mississippi say the man accused of sending ricin-laced letters to top officials ordered caster beans on ebay. ricin is derived from those beans. james everett dutschke is being held without bond in this case. officials say they found traces of ricin on a dust mask that dut ki threw in a dumpster and in a martial arts studio he used to own. >>> well, it's may 1st, and authorities in seattle are gearing up hoping to avoid a repeat of the violence during last year's may day march. there will be demonstrations there, as well as in los angeles where some 30,000
Comedy Central
May 2, 2013 11:30pm PDT
last few days president obama has golfed. he went to the white house correspondent dinner. he had a sund sunday where he >> stephen: tonight, we've got a big problem with gitmo in that we're talking about gitmo in. ( laughter ) then the summer bloc busters. now hollywood can undermine our morals in 3d. and my guest ben kingsley is an accomplished actor despite being born with a debilitating accent. a man arrested for shooting at the white house said he was upset over u.s. marijuana laws. man, if only there were some way to mellow that guy out. ( laughter ) this is the the "colbert report" captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) >> stephen: welcome to the report! thank you for joining us, ladies and gentlemen. >> stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! stephen! >> stephen: folks, please, folks, please, we've got to-- i love it. you love it. but i have got to get to the breaking news from 24 hours ago. ( laughter ) federal authorities have arrested three accompliced of alleged boston bomber joke-a-har tsarnaev. the accomplices are two
KICU
May 1, 2013 4:00am PDT
by the white house, led by michelle obama and jill biden. blackstone is the latest company committed to helping veterans. target, wal-mart and home depot have pleged similar initiatives. another unsettling statistic from the eurozone - record unemployment. 12.1% of the population across the 17-nation region is jobless. that number tops earlier records set in january and february. the highest unemployment numbers are in greece and spain at 27.2% and 26.7% respectively. austria, germany and luxemburg fared better. the numbers from eurostat also show falling inflation, to an annualized rate of 1.2%, down from 1.7% the previous month. the combination could force the hand of the european central bank to further cut interest rates. the costs of the dreamliner groundings are becoming clearer. half of the world's fleet of 787s are operated by ana holdings and japan airlines. the companies estimate that the three-month suspension of the fleet will cost a combined $110 million. the airlines may ask boeing to pick up those costs. reuters reports that a source close to ana says the airline will
FOX News
May 3, 2013 12:00pm PDT
says mr. barack obamas the sequester. the white house says only congress can replace it. >> shepard: that's what they were supposed to do in the beginning. don't they remember? good grief. i hate washington. not you, wendell. i love you. see you later. we're with the wall street journal's executive editor. the "wall street journal" owned by the parent company of this enemywork. a lot of things were said about sequester, a lot of them haven't happened. people at the very bottom of the inincome chain are hurt. but not everywhere. >> there's more parttimers in this jobs report. you can look around the edges and find things that will worry you. on the other hand if you pull back, it's good news. this was a notable improvement in the job picture. the unemployment rate went down for the right reasons. the revisions to the past two months that you pointed out were really important. remember, last month the numbers came in at 88,000. people said, my gosh, we're headed headed into at springtime swoons like last year that got revised upward and the previous month, too. so over the last year t
NBC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
will reopen its doors after fire >>> president obama set to address the nation at the white house. a live picture right there before he steps up to the podium. supposed to do that in about 15 minutes. not clear what the main topic will be. we will carry it live on nbc bay area. the media filling in that room and putting the microphones up to catch what president obama had to tell the nations. >> jay carney tweeted out that president obama killed it with his comedy at the white house correspondents' dinner. he didn't answer any questions. he will answer questions this morning. >> whatthat's what's happening "today in the bay." we'll be back with a live local news update. have a great day! changer. reaction pouring in from main street to the white house this morning to nba player jason collins's decision to reveal he is gay -- a first by a male athlete currently playing a major u.s. sport. >>> new twist. this morning the fbi is testing female dna found on a piece of one of the boston bombs while they search the home of the widow of one of the suspects. is there a connection. >>> and
FOX Business
May 2, 2013 10:00pm EDT
positions, coming out of the obama . chuck hagel signaled a possible change in the white house is thinking on arming the syrian opposition forces. this after president obama we have a new sense of redlines earlier today, as responded to a reporter, he asked if the united states would reconsider sending arms to the rebel forces in syria. >> arming rebels as an option. you rethink all the options, it doesn't mean you do or you will, these are options that must be considered with partners in the international community. what is possible and what can help accomplish that. lou: this is part of the president focusing this visit on improving economic relations with one of our largest trading partners, as well as promoting immigration reform. >> part of an important diplomatic relations. like gun control and the bargain fizzling. >> there is comprehensive immigration reform that lives up to our tradition as a nation of laws and a nation of immigrants. >> the president needs a victory because he crossed the 100 day mark. >> amnesty is chaos and it's terrible for the country. >> when asked
KRON
May 5, 2013 8:00am PDT
should be free. president barack obama is back at the white house after a trip to mexico and costa rica. he arrived saturday night at a military base in maryland. over his three day trip, the president talked about mexico's economy and the u-s immigration policies. while in costa rica, he also urged central american leaders to integrate their economies and confront violence in the region. >> in other news where talk about the explosion that happened overseas. this will be the third is rarely attack this year appeared in the second in two days. the israeli government confirms that dismissal targeted asian muddleheaded for the lebanese group >>one of the victims of the boston marathon bombings vsited the growing memorial in copley square. the tributes. reports another missle strike from isreal. this missile hit a military research center near damascus. on saturday there were reports of large explosions.this is video of the aftermath. if confirmed this would be the third israeli attack inside syria this year. and the second in two days. the israeli government confirms that it launched
MSNBC
May 1, 2013 12:00am PDT
remember this bit of comedy from the white house correspondents dinner on saturday night when president obama joked about the criticism of not working with republicans more. >> maureen dowd said i could solve all my problems if i were just more like michael douglas >>> good evening. from new york i'm chris hayes. thank you for joining us. truly amazing stuff to cover tonight. how wild conspiracies are causing an absolute gun frenzy in this country and how washington politicians are legitimizing them. and a state so out of control, citizens are willing to go to jail to protest the laws. you might remember this bit of comedy from the white house correspondents dinner on saturday night when president obama joked about the criticism of not working with republicans more. >> maureen dowd said i could solve all my problems if i were just more like michael douglas in "the american president." i know michael's here tonight. michael, what's your secret, man? could it be that you were an actor in an aaron sorkin liberal fantasy? some folks still don't think i spend enough time with congr
FOX News
May 5, 2013 11:00am PDT
little exaggerated at this point. >> president obama at a white house news conference this week declaring he still has clout, despite big setbacks recently to his agenda in congress. as time now for our sunday group, julie pace who covers the white house for the associated press, jennifer ruben of "the washington post" and former democratic senator evan bye. you haven't been around nia as long as i have, but mr. obama's comment, i have to say reminded me of bill clinton's back in 1995 after the gingrich revolution when he had to declare at a news conference, the president is relevant. how much trouble is this president in right now? >> i think back to the white house correspondents dinner where he had that self-mocking thing where he put up the bush library is w. bush's legacy and his legacy would be the blame bush library. so he went on in this press conference. i kept thinking his legacy could be blame congressional republicans legacy library. the chattering class will say that he's, you know -- they will paint a death nel for this president. i think it's somewhat exaggerated,
FOX News
Apr 27, 2013 11:30am PDT
. the bogus tweet said that president obama was injured at the white house and market took a deep dive. it wiped out $136 billion of s&p 500 in a couple minutes. ap caught it and call it bogus. they reported the president was fine and the financial markets recovered. the question, does it show an overreliance on twitter and journalism and finance? >> it certainly does. u.s.a. today had a good article, welcome to the face of modern terror. this is what cyber terror looks like this. >> is the problem and challenge that the government faces. >> jon: is the lesson learned here? >> i don't think so at all. bloomberg had a piece on high frequency trading. we're going to learn about certain companies that sell twitter information to these hedge funds that run these algorithms. nobody had any idea what is going on. like the london case, we find out after the facts. >> jon: next, on news watch. what is a better job on do you think, a garbage man or a reporter? ♪ using telemedical and mobile technologies, verizon innovators are connecting trauma surgeons to patients in the field. helping
ABC
May 1, 2013 11:00pm EDT
aided on the developments in the investigation into the boston marathon bombing. >> also from the white house, president obama says that the counterterrorism officials did what they were supposed to be doing before the bombing at the boston marathon. top intelligence officials began a review into sensitive information was adequately shared and whether the federal government could have disrupted the attack. victims, proceeds from the sale of his song will help people pay for prosthetics, fittings, ongoing care and physical therapy. rex a nice gesture. -- >> a nice gesture. we are hearing from those who know and supported it local man who was savagely beaten after a nationals game. has been convicted of the attack. maslin wille -- tc take years to recover if he will at all. >> the community and the family are sharing this overwhelming relief all stop keep in mind, this is almost the exact point where the attack occurred. but our story starts about half a mile from here. ends of calm has finally returned. susan mathers has been working here for more than 20 years. >> i was relieved. i thin
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 4:00pm PDT
mcconnell's invitation to president obama after the president made a joke about him at the white house correspondents dinner. >> taking a look at traffic in san jose. this is high 83. to the left you can see the exlit near shark tank. traffic going towards san jose airport. to south san jose. back >>> thousands of pounds of fresh produce delivered to the footd banks this morning brought by the truck load from farms in southern california. these donations sick sig nam a start of produce season. they see fresh fruits and vegetables. the fonda family program allows the barngs to purchase the produce for below market rate. >> latest move by yahoo ceo to keep employees happy there and twitter's warning to journalist. >> hi, emily. >> good afternoon, apple raised $17 billion in the largest corporate bond sell ever. the first time in nearly two decades the maker sold bonds which the company will give back to shareholders part of the buy back program. yahoo announced a competitive maternity policy, offering 16 weeks of paid maternity leave, eight weeks of leave for new dads. updates after mari
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2013 11:00am PDT
obama has been made of this arrest. >> kristen welker from the white house for us. thank as well. jims kaf that is an msnbc analyst. jim, mr. dutschke told reporters on tuesday that he was being framed. we know that there was some sort of ongoing rivalry between him and the elvis impersonator who was charged earlier earlier in this week. what is going on here? you got three local people involved in this plot here. you've got a senator, a judge, you got mr. curtis who was released and now you have this fourth person, mr. dutschke charged. i would be sure that the agents in the u.s. attorney's office are going to be certain about their proof after gotten the first guy and had to release him. it looks like something out of a novel where dutschke holds true in the proof trying to frame curtis by sending the letters to the senator, the junl, the one to the president may have been cover to make it look like it was from afar. >> let's pivot to boston here. we're hearing the fbi conducted a search on the landfill near dzhokhar's college. what more do we know about that? >> well you would
FOX News
Apr 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >> eric: on this sunday morning, the world is watching president obama for his next move on syria. this week the white house announced they believe that the syrian regime did deploy chemical weapons on its own people in the use of chemical weapons has been a so-called red line announced by president obama as so-called, quote, game changer. the use of chemical weapons could trigger a is u.s. response. >> a red line for us, we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. >> if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons, there will be consequences and you will be held accountable. >> i've been very clear publicly but also privately that for the syrian government that utilize chemical weapons on its people starts the alarm that will change how the united states approaches these issues. >> eric: one nation certainly wafs watching those words is iran waiting to see if the u.s. actions could match those warnings. the president has issued similar red line warnings to tehran over their suspeed nuclear weapons program. what does the policy in syria
FOX News
May 1, 2013 7:00pm PDT
private wine stash to fund the budget. how cool is that? would president obama sell the white house home brewed beer to help us out? don't forget, follow me on twitter @gretawire. coming up, president obama getting some surprise advice on what to do about the guantanamo bay prison. that's next. come here, boy. ♪ there you go. come on, let's play! [ male announcer ] there's an easier way to protect your dog from dangerous parasites. good boy. fetch! trifexis is the monthly, beef-flavored tablet that prevents heartworm disease, kills fleas and prevents infestations, and treats hook-, round-, and whipworm infections. treatment with fewer than 3 monthly doses after exposure to mosquitoes may not provide complete hrtworm prevention. the most common adverse reactions were vomiting, itching and lethargy. serious adverse reactions have been reported following concomitant extra-label use of ivermectin with spinosad alone, one of the components of trifexis. prior to administration, dogs should be tested for existing heartworm infection. to learn more about trifexis, talk to your veterinarian, ca
PBS
Apr 30, 2013 6:00pm PDT
it that way, jonathan, maybe i should just pack up and go home. golly. >> reporter: president obama joked and jabbed in the white house briefing room as he pressed the point that he's no lame duck and that he'll keep pushing his priority. >> we understand that we're in a divided government right now. republicans control the house of representatives. in the senate this habit of requiring 60 votes for even the most modest piece of legislation has gummed up the works there. despite that, i'm actually confident that there are a range of things we'll be able to get done. >> reporter: for instance he said he believes congress will approve sweeping immigration reform. and he insisted he hasn't given up on closing the prison at guantanamo, cuba, as he vowed to do in his first presidential campaign. >> i think it is critical for us to understand that guantanamo is not necessary to keep america safe. it is expensive. it is inefficient. it hurts us in terms of our international standings. it lessens cooperation with our allies on counterterrorism efforts. it is a recruitment tool for extremist
FOX Business
May 1, 2013 7:00pm EDT
country has widened under the obama administration, before the recession white families were about 4 times as wealthy as black and hispanic families, that has expanded to 6 times as wealthy as those racial and ethnic groups, the american dream is about mobile to move and improve your, hard work, going to college, seeking opportunity, but college costs are out of control, so is student loan debt. average college student who graduated in 2011. for which we have most recent year we have numbers, nearl nea$ $27,000 this is amazing, in toughest job market in memory, $27,000 in student loan debt, those who graduate are entering a horrible job market. young college grads last year averages an 8.8% unemployment rate. that is for graduates, it is supposed to be easier for them, if you include young grads working part time for economy reasons for so-called under employment rate it is stunning 18.3%, 18.3%. it does not get better later in life either. we have a looming retirement crisis, for many baby boomers that crises is here now. according to a study by employee benefit research institute,
CBS
Apr 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
white house. >>> president obama suggested he will consider military action against syria, if the international community confirms president bashar assad used chemical weapons on his own people. >> it is such that we don't want that genie out of the box. prodding lawmakers to find a compromise. >>> the only way to lift it is if we do a bigger deal that meets the test of lowering our deficit. and growing our economy. >> reporter: the president sounded more optimistic about immigration reform, saying that he is confident that a bipartisan bill in the senate that beats up border security and provides a pathway to citizenship will make it to his desk. >> president obama praised workers working on the boston bombing case. as for whether americans should worry about big public events, he said everyone should take a cue from boston. >> that we're not going to stop living our lives because warped, twisted individuals try to take it from us. >> it seems like a terrific young man. and -- you know, i told him i wouldn't -- couldn't be prouder. >> reporter: president obama spoke with collins
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 6:00am PDT
june. >> president obama is marking the 100 day of the second term with a white house news conference. the president will take questions starting at 7:15 our time and we will have highlights on the midday newscast at 11:00. >> mike nicco will take questions right now on the weather. >> all the way to saturday we have an extended period of dry and warm weather and it culminates with the fact with the fire danger back and it is early for that but that is what will happen. 47 degrees and portrero, 49 degrees and the cooler spots along with sunny side and ferry building is 55 degrees and in downtown it is dropping down to 53 degrees. we have 53 in richmond and san leandro and 51 in bell on the and santa clara and pleasanton at 53 and petaluma is 48 and warm spot is pittsburg at 61 and tracy is 66. we have a beautiful sunrise with a dry cold front pushing across the neighbors now and because it is dry it will kickoff gusty dry wind. that is what will lead to the high fire danger. the areas are shaded in red, east bay hills and north bay mountains and 6:00 this morning through 6:00 tomorrow
Comedy Central
May 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
over the last few days president obama has golfed. he went to the white house correspondent dinner. he had a sund sunday where he
SFGTV2
Apr 30, 2013 1:30am PDT
if it wasn't for freedom summer, barack obama wouldn't be in the whies how white house. 40 years from now our children are going to see a better criminal defense public defense system because of you. so our lawyers are changing the world. public defenders are changing the world everyday and you don't realize it because you are caught up in this wrath of injustice. part of it is supporting the public defenders to advocate with stories to try to get the resources that we need and to ultimately build a movement where the voices are too loud. you can't ignore the voices saying. remember what gideon said, this is a civil rights issue and we need to shame the country into stepping up to the plate. >> if anyone wants to learn more about gideon's promise i have borrow brochure. the website is gideon's promise.org. >> can you tell us about your personal story ? >> my personal story came in 1991. i was convicted of second degree murder of shooting into an occupied car and attempted murder. it all erupted from the area i was from. i was from the projects in san francisco off the -- i forgot
Comedy Central
May 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
over the last few days president obama has golfed. he went to the white house correspondent dinner. he had a sund sunday where he >> stephen: tonight, we've got a big problem with gitmo in that we're talking about gitmo in. ( laughter ) then the summer bloc busters. now hollywood can undermine our morals in 3d. and my guest ben kingsley is an accomplished actor despite being born with a debilitating accent. a man arrested for shooting at the white house said he was upset over u.s. marijuana laws. man, if only there were some way to mellow that guy out. ( laughter ) this is the the "colbert report" captioning sponsored by comedy central
MSNBC
Apr 27, 2013 2:00am PDT
white house waiting when president obama said this is a red line? the answer is that properly, as you were stressing, he wants to be sure of the evidence and also to be sure that he can take it to the u.n. and international forums to have legitimacy for whatever the u.s. does. the bottom line for the u.s. continues to be trying to get the russians onboard in a negotiated settlement which will require most solid evidence that bashar al assad has crossed not just obama's red line but vladimir putin's as well. that's where they are this afternoon. >> here's the president's spokesman today. let's listen to this. >> knowing that potentially chemical weapons have been used inside of syria doesn't tell us when they were used, how they were used. obtaining confirmation and strong evidence. all of those things we have to make sure we work on with the international community. i've been very clear publicly, but also privately, that for the syrian government to utilize chemical weapons on its people crosses a line that will change my calculous and how the united states approaches these issues
CBS
Apr 30, 2013 4:00pm EDT
news, the white house. >> president obama said no stone will be left unturned in reviewing whether any sensitive intelligence was missed that could have stopped the attacks on the boston marathon. well, the boston attack has the maryland jockey club making security changes for this year's preakness stakes. fans will have to go through electronic wand searches may 17th andabyth. in addition, no backpacks or duffle bags will be allowed inside. we'll have much more on the changes coming up live at 5:00 on wjz. >>> our chilly, damp conditions stick around for another day. it's cloudy and cool with occasional drizzle. we want it to go away. wjz has weather and traffic together. meteorologist chelsea ingram is here with our updated weather and we'll talk to kristy in just a second. chlsy? >> thanks, everyone. we have reports of drizzle, haze, each fog. but it is much quieter today than it was this sometime yesterday. temperatures are still cool out there, around 61 degrees in washington. 57 in easton. but look at that, 67 degrees already in elkton. we'll be warming up to more of those ki
WHUT
May 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
first pledging its closure. speaking at a white house news conference, obama called the indefinite imprisonment of over 100 people unsustainable, but defended the ongoing force feeding of those on a hunger strike to win their freedom. >> the idea we would still a group ofrever individuals who have not been tried, that is contrary to who we are, contrary to our interests and it needs to stop. i am going to go back at it because i think it is important. >> are you going to continue force feeding these individuals? >> i do not want them to die. the pentagon is trying to manage the situation as best they can, but i think all of us should reflect on why exactly are we doing this? why are we doing this? >> in a statement, a group representing guantanamo bay prisoners welcome to obama's closure pledged but urged him to take immediate action the center for constitutional rights said obama should immediately released 86 people already cleared for transfer and lift his self-imposed moratorium on returning yemeni nationals to their home country. we will speak with the center for constitutiona
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2013 2:30am PDT
in that country's two-year-old civil war. lawmakers from both parties urging the obama administration to take stronger a against the assad regime following last week's findings by the white house that the syrian government has used chemical weapons against the country's rebel fighters. crossing that so-called red line has sparked a debate in washington about whether or not it's time for the u.s. military to get involved, including the potential of american troops on the ground. >> i don't think you ever want to say, absolutely not. obviously, we don't want to do that unless it's absolutely necessary. >> i would go even beyond that. i would say, no. we don't need to put boots on the ground. but we need to enable their neighbors, the neighbors of syria, to bring some sort of peaceful resolution to this. >> senator john mccain agreed with senator chambliss, advocating for a no-fly zone over syria, to minimize the government's air power. and mccain also warned about the possible ramifications if the united states remains on the sidelines. >> the syrian people are angry and
FOX News
Apr 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
community. i would love for you to weigh in on this. whites make 600% more under president obama. putting blacks at a disadvantage and the president still ignores the economy. >> i don't think he ignores the economy. big thing that has to be done, we are approaching a debt ceiling and budget. its budget. if he can get some kind of agreement on a budget deal and get a tax reform as part of that deal, there will be added revenue and he can have spending so he can promote jobs fleismt the republicans will not allow any spending. >> what the democrats in the senate. >> they will pass his budget. republican obstructionism. >> dana: if you took anything away from the press conference, it was the republicans blocked everything i tried to do. instead of tried to persuade us as why should gitmo terrorists these coming to american. on obamacare, last week every quote that was negative about obamacare came from democrats, not republicans. yet the republicans continue to get all the blame. >> when president obama was a kid and didn't do his homework, do you think he blamed john boehner. >> dana: he p
FOX News
Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm PDT
witness. >> shepard: just in to fox news, a crisis in syria has escalated. the white house now reports president obama spoke over the phone with the russian president, putin, voicing turn about the rogue nation's possible use of chemical weapons. both leaders agreed to stay in close consultation. the white house has not verify identified conclusively whether syria crossed any redline by possibly unleashing chemical weapons on its own people. >> the united nations has a team ready to deploy to syria within 24 to 48 hours. if assad allows that team in and follows through on his stated commitment and interest in having this matter investigated. >> shepard: the defense secretary, chuck hagel, announced last week that intelligence concluded with varying degrees of confidence the syrian regime had used chemical weapons, including nerve gar -- gaspar rein. president obama said that would be a game-changer if through. jennifer griffin is at the passenger. what does the u.s. military plan to do if they need to? >> the pentagon and central command presented plans to white months ago. many feel t
FOX News
May 5, 2013 7:00am PDT
. president obama is taking heat right now from interest groups over apparent lack of diversity in the second term cabinet. now admittedly high profile appointments like state, defense and treasury are all white and male but on his second term picks, the cabinet choices are actually less diverse than those of his first term. the question is whether this criticism is even fair. is the president being held to a higher standard? david hawking is the editor of roll call daily briefing. good to have you back. let me ask you first of all whether this really matters, the diversity and makeup of the cabinet if the president is picking people. does it matter or just matter politically? >> it absolutely matters politically but i'm not sure it matters substantively. this is not the cabinet like we had when lincoln was in charge or eisenhower was in charge. when the cabinet was sort of like a senator management team or executive committee at a company where they all sat around the table and decided how to help the president get through the issues of the day. cabinet now is 14 or 17 depending on ho
MSNBC
Apr 30, 2013 11:00pm PDT
comedy from the white house correspondents dinner on saturday night when president obama joked about the criticism of not working with republicans more. >> maureen dowd said i could solve all my problems if i were just more like michael douglas >>> good evening. from new york i'm chris hayes. thank you for joining us. truly amazing stuff to cover tonight. how wild conspiracies are causing an absolute gun frenzy in this country and how washington politicians are legitimizing them. and a state so out of control, citizens are willing to go to jail to protest the laws. you might remember this bit of comedy from the white house correspondents dinner on saturday night when president obama joked about the criticism of not working with republicans more. >> maureen dowd said i could solve all my problems if i were just more like michael douglas
FOX Business
Apr 28, 2013 10:00pm EDT
white house, president obama walks back from his red line decree on syrian use of chemical weapons. this aftee u.s. intelligence sources yesterday reported that on at least two occasions, assad regime had used seron gas on its population, the president instead laying out another red line for the assad regime, that is already slaughtered tens of thousands of its civilians. >> horrific as it is, when mortars are fired on
ABC
Apr 30, 2013 6:30pm EDT
today, taking some tough questions, including from our own chief white house correspondent, jonathan karl. >> reporter: president obama had a clear message for the american people today. there will be no rush to military action in syria. for one thing, the evidence is incomplete. >> what we now have is evidence that chemical weapons have been used inside of syria, but we don't know how they were used, when they were used, who used them. >> reporter: on the domestic front, the president is only 100 days into his second term, and he has already faced a string of defeats in congress on guns and -- >> do you still have the juice to get the rest of your agenda through this congress? >> well, if you put it that way, jonathan, maybe i should just pack up and go home. golly, as mark twain said, you know, rumors of my demise may be a little exaggerated at this point. >> reporter: the problem, he said, is with congress. >> jonathan, you seem to suggest that somehow these folks over there have no responsibilities, and that my job is to somehow get them to behave. that's their job. >> reporter:
PBS
Apr 26, 2013 5:30pm PDT
respect. george w. bush has been a very private former president. twice barack obama won the white house by running against him, in '08 and again in '12. he's never carped. he never criticized. i think that has played well with people. it's hard to look back and say that iraq was anything other than a disaster, and and you can see the shadow and echoes of iraq in the disiks right now as we approach syria or anyplace else-- iran. it's-- you know, that is-- that was a defining moment for this country's foreign policy. >> woodruff: and for his presidenciy? >> yeah, i think it was the poeps-9/11. iraq and afghanistan, it's hard to defend the iraq war as we see it right now. i do think preventing another terror attack, creating that apparatus, that's on the plus side of the ledger. i'm not sure it will outweigh when history judges but i do think he gets credit for that. >> the one thing i do agree with david with is mitt romney lost in 2012 in large part because he at no point did not show any empathy. by 81-18 voters on election day said barack obama cares more about people like me than mitt
CNBC
Apr 29, 2013 12:00pm EDT
nation's top business leaders are joining michelle obama at the white house today to try and help our military heroes find jobs as they transition from active service to the workforce. john chambers was there today and joins us now from the north lawn. great to have you on. >> it's a pleasure. please call me john so i won't feel old. >> all right, john, why are you involved with the initiative and tell us a little bit about what you're doing at the white house today. >> sure, we're involved with the initiative because -- our country are coming into the workforce over the next three to four years. 300,000 this next year alone. yet unemployment for veterans is at 9 .2% and for our young veterans, over 30%. so what we're looking at is what can we do as a country to really make a difference here and i want to applaud the first lady, what she and the administration are doing to bring business and public and private partnerships together is key to this. we ought not to rest, any of us, until those veterans have a job they're happy with in the right spot. we're announces today working togeth
CNN
Apr 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
. for one night only president obama becomes comedian in chief. he was a hit last night during the annual white house correspondents' dinner. it's a chance for the president to acknowledge journalists, us, executives with praise and insults. and there was no one offlimits. >> and without further adieu, i'd like to introduce the president of the united states. ♪ >> thank you. thank you everybody. how do you like my new entrance music? rush limbaugh warned you about this, second term, baby. we're changing things around here a little bit. actually, my advisors were a little worried about the new rap entrance music. they are a little more traditional. they suggested that i should start with some jokes at my own expense. just take myself down a peg. i was like, guys, after four and a half years, how many pegs are there left? i want to thank the white house correspondents, ed, you're doing an outstanding job. we are grateful for the great work you've done. to all the dignitaries who are here, everybody i especially want to say thank you to ray who does outstanding service for our count
FOX News
Apr 26, 2013 8:00pm PDT
. >> they were all dignified and respectful. carter who was critic of bushes gave gracious comments. obama who heretofore has not said much nice about the predecessor even if n the white house several unveiling the official portrait said very few things about the president. gave expanse i and generous and gracious comments. also that was interesting at the private lunch following event, president obama threw out a line that was a great line. i suspect it would have been better if he used it publicly. he said i learned a lot from the predecessor, once you get in the job, you understand how difficult the job really is. i learned how difficult it is to throw out the ball, the first pitch of a game. and how hard it is to ride a bike. from my predecessor. it was a note of humility and humor and graciousness. >> bill: good. glad to hear that. glad to hear that. you heard the barney frank interview. i wanted to get your opinion on why you think the president doesn't say the words "islamic jihad." know it was the motivator for the two to go up and kill an 8-year-old boy, three other americans and
ABC
Apr 28, 2013 5:30pm PDT
not to do. abc's reena ninan at the white house tonight. >> reporter: lawmakers from both parties, today, said president obama needed to take stronger action against syria, following reports chemical weapons were used by the regime. the options range from enforcing no-fly zones, to more aid for rebels. but all sides agree on one thing. >> no country in the region wants boots on the ground. >> i don't want boots on the ground. >> i would not support boots on the ground. >> reporter: but the syrian opposition is begging for action. >> we're asking the united states, with its drone technology, with its surgical strike technology, to help us disable bashar al assad from the use of chemical weapons. >> reporter: it's not that simple, says the administration. following bombings, a strike was used on an alleged sudanese chemical factory in 1998. but that intel turned out to be controversial. and there is still the specter of the empty search for wmds in iraq. critics say a plan is needed to keep chemical weapons out of the extremists' hands and win over 1 million-plus syrian refugees. >>
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